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Leadership Viewpoint

Over the last few weeks, an enormous number of people have been in touch to offer views on the leadership election the Conservative Party - and by extension, the country - is facing. As ever, I'm terribly grateful for the time so many have taken to share their assessments of the situation.

Brexit Considerations

Over the last couple of months, as ever, I’ve received many thousands of emails on this subject representing every possible shade of opinion and drawing every conceivable extrapolation from election results, valedictory statements, whispers emerging from EU corridors and now, the pronouncements o

Safeguarding our natural environment

I don’t have to tell you that Westminster has been rather distracted from the nuts and bolts of reality in recent months and years.

Planning issues

In the three years since the tremendously far-sighted people of Somerton and Frome prodded me into the spotlight by taking me as their MP, I’ve received tens of thousands of emails and hundreds of letters. I’ve met with hundreds of the country’s finest constituents at countless MP surgeries.

October Newsletter

David Warburton MP

Your Member of Parliament for Somerton & Frome

 

11th October 2018

 

David says

Supporting the Arts

If I were to ask you “life - what’s it all for?” you’d agree that would be a fairly big question. But though it might have been tackled for millennia by innumerable thinkers rather more qualified than me, I’m going to take a stab.

The NHS

When Tory Health Minister Henry Willink first proposed the National Health Service in 1944 with the publication of his White Paper "A National Health Service", his idea immediately gathered cross-party support.

Windrush Generation

Alongside tens of thousands of others, my parents came to Britain in the early 1950s. They came with little, my father’s family settling in a Nissen hut on a former prisoner of war camp near Portsmouth.

Somerset Rivers Authority

Who amongst us can forget the winter floods of four and five years ago? In early 2014, the Environment Agency said 100 million cubic metres of water was covering 65 square kilometres of Somerset soil.